In 1979, a revolution in Iran overthrew the monarchy and replaced it with an Islamic republic.
And while a few remaining countries didn't get the memo from the Politburo that the Revolution was cancelled due to lack of funds, for all intents and purposes, the defining political struggle of the day had ended.
Through and with him she exercised a singularly powerful influence over the destinies of France from the outbreak of the Revolution till her death.
The telecommunications revolution - including the Internet and World Wide Web - is providing us with ever greater power at ever lower prices.
During the revolution in Baden in 1849 the town was for a time in the hands of the insurgents, and was afterwards occupied by the Prussians.
Along with other royal palaces Greenwich was at the Revolution appropriated by the Protector, but it reverted to the crown on the restoration of Charles II., by whom it was pulled down, and the west wing of the present hospital was erected as part of an extensive design which was not further carried out.
The wars of the French Revolution, in which Spain was allied with France against Great Britain, interrupted the growing prosperity of Buenos Aires.
The anthem "Born To Be Wild," helped kick-start a revolution of free-thinking rock 'n 'rollers.
Consider the Treaty of Paris, 1783, that ended the American Revolution and resulted in Great Britain recognizing the United States.
But Napoleon's power suppressed the ideas of the Revolution and the general temper of the age.
But, though opposed to the principles of the Revolution, Consalvi was far from being a blind obscurantist, and he recognized the urgent need for reform in the system of papal government.
(7) On Floating Bodies (Peri okoumenon) is a treatise in two books, the first of which establishes the general principles of hydrostatics, and the second discusses with the greatest completeness the positions of rest and stability of a right segment of a paraboloid of revolution floating in a fluid.
But in time the excesses attending the game rendered it unfashionable, and after the Revolution it became practically a pothouse recreation, nearly all the greens, like the alleys, having been constructed in the grounds and gardens attached to taverns.
The object was to protect the whites during the disorders that followed the Civil War, and to oppose the policy of the North towards the South, and the result of the whole movement was a more or less successful revolution against the Reconstruction and an overthrow of the governments based on negro suffrage.
The candidate of the former, Dr Nicolas Avellaneda, triumphed over General Mitre, not without suspicions of tampering with the returns; and the unsuccessful party appealed to arms. The new president, however, who was installed in office on the 12th of October, took active steps to suppress the revolution, which never assumed a really serious character.
She was still in England at the Revolution, having delayed her return to Portugal to prosecute a lawsuit against the second earl of Clarendon, formerly her chamberlain.
In collaboration with Edward C. Potter he modelled the "Washington," presented to France by the Daughters of the American Revolution; the "General Grant" in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, and the "General Joseph Hooker" in Boston.
Although declaimed against at the time of the Revolution, it was used both by the revolutionary leaders and by Napoleon.
He was one of the members of the first cabinet after the revolution, and in 1869, under the regency of Marshal Serrano, he became minister of grace and justice.
It had made an attempt, though a weak one, to oppose the forward march of the Revolution, but, unlike the Jacobins, had never sent out branches into the provinces.
The earlier phases of the French Revolution excited his deepest sympathy, a sympathy which induced him to avow his strong; disapproval of the war with France.
Juste, Histoire de la revolution des Pays-Bas sous Philippe II., 1 5551 577 (4 vols., 1855-1867); W.
The American Revolution was not the story of the "have nots" overthrowing the "haves" in a bid to increase their place in society.
Before the Revolution the town possessed several monastic establishments, of which the most important were the abbey of Saint Allyre, founded, it is said, in the 3rd century by St Austremonius (St Stremoine), the apostle of Auvergne and first bishop of Clermont, and the abbey of St Andre, where the counts of Clermont were interred.
The pinion z and the toothed wheel d are connected by an intermediate wheel and pinion Y; the numbers of teeth in the wheels and pinions are so proportioned that twenty-four revolutions of the micrometer screw produce one revolution of the drum and wheel d.
After remaining abroad three years, he returned to Spain to take his seat in the Cortes of 1869 after the revolution of 1868.
Semler he co-operated in the revolution of Lutheran theology, and in conjunction with Gesner he instituted a new school in ancient literature.
Aulard, Histoire politique de la Revolution francaise (Paris, 1903), 2nd ed., p. 153.
Antoine Louis Francois, comte d'Avaray, son of the above, distinguished himself during the Revolution by his devotion to the comte de Provence, afterwards Louis XVIII., whose emigration he assisted.
American computer makers still sell consumer electronics, but their entry into the market didn't ignite a revolution in brands or customer loyalty.
Hashemite rule in Iraq lasted until 1958 when it was overthrown by a popular revolution, installing a left-wing, pro-Soviet military government.